Universidad de Tucumán
The National University of Tucumán (Universidad Nacional de Tucumán) is a public Argentine National University located in Tucumán, Argentina. It was founded in 1914. Academic activities are organized through faculties mainly covering areas of science. The University is comprised of more than 60,000 undergraduate students. Tucumán, Argentina is located in the northwest region of Argentina. It is also known as San Miguel de Tucumán. The Spanish conquistador Diego de Villarroel founded the city in 1565. The city is located on the slopes of the Aconquija mountain range. It is known as the Garden of the Republic for its production of fruit, tobacco and sugarcane. The Universidad Nacional de Tucumán has helped to bring lots of culture to the city as well as well-known personalities. Tucumán is a vibrant city filled with history, Argentinian sports and culture.